Mundus MAPP is an internationally recognized European leader in Policy Studies. It offers an interdisciplinary curriculum delivered by four outstanding European universities. Flexible choice of study tracks, practice components, highly diverse international student body, academic excellence applied to contemporary policy problems – this is Mundus MAPP.
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program accredited in
4+1
countries
students from
80
countries
of our graduates
94%
were employed within
6 months
practice components for
100%
of our students
The program is accredited in Austria, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK + in the US on CEU tracks. In 2022 the program has been accredited also by the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Degree Programs.
Since its establishment in 2007, 408 students have studied in the Mundus MAPP program from 80 countries and 5 continents.
After graduating from the program 94% of our students were employed within 6 months.
The program includes internships at top international organizations, government agencies and global NGOs, a field trip to experience the world of policy practice and policy labs.
The program is 1 of the 5 „success stories” selected by the European Commission in 2020.

Meet our team

Marie-Pierre F. Granger

CEU (Central European University)

Marie-Pierre Granger is the Program Director of the Mundus MAPP consortium. She is Associate Professor at CEU’s Department of Public Policy and Legal Studies Department. She holds a PhD from Exeter University (UK).

Pablo Pareja

IBEI (Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals)

Dr. Pablo Pareja Alcaraz is Lecturer in International Relations at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Academic Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master in Public Policy at the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) in Barcelona, Spain.

Karim Knio

ISS (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Karim Knio is Lecturer in Politics at the International Institute of Social Studies. He completed his PhD in International Political Economy at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Nuray Aridici

York (University of York)

Nuray Aridici is an Associate Lecturer at the University of York. Nuray completed a PhD at Politics Department at University of Sheffield.

Design your study path

Mundus MAPP is unique in the flexibility with which students can tailor their learning experiences to their individual needs through the selection of study tracks.

CEU-IBEI

Global Public Policy
The central focus in this study track is on the policy process at the international and global level, including the design and operation of international organizations and global policy regimes. The track is designed to provide students with thorough understanding of public policy in national as well as in international contexts.

CEU-YORK

European Public Policy
This study track focuses on policy analysis, policy making and problem solving in the European Union, its member states and neighborhood countries. The central focus is on the policy process in national and transnational contexts from agenda-setting to implementation from a problem solving perspective.

ISS-IBEI

Political Economy and Development
This study track seeks to deepen applicants’ knowledge in problem situating approaches of public policy. The logic of this track essentially revolves around the topic of political economy and development.

ISS-YORK

Governance and Development
This study track specializes in topics revolving around governance and development, and attracts applicants wishing to study public policy in the context of developing countries with the objective to work for an international organization in the future.

The Mundus MAPP Universities

Central European UniversityInstitut Barcelona d'Estudis InternacionalsInternational Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University RotterdamUniversity of York

News

January 9, 2024

Dr Karim Knio has been appointed as the new director of the CERES Research School for International Development (CERES)

Dr Karim Knio has been appointed as the new director of the CERES Research School for International Development (CERES) as of 1 November 2023. CERES is hosted at the International Institute of School Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam, offering training for Dutch and international PhD researchers in global development and relevant fields.  Premiere research school Founded […]
November 23, 2022

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarships for Academics in MUNDUS MAPP at the University of York – application OPEN

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarships for Academics  in MUNDUS MAPP at the University of York The Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) is a two-year-long international master’s course funded by the European Commission, jointly offered by Central European University PU (Austria), Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain), the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), and the University of York (UK).  The Mundus MAPP Consortium hosts high-level […]
November 21, 2022

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarships for Academics in MUNDUS MAPP at IBEI – application OPEN

Erasmus Mundus Visiting Scholarships for Academics  in MUNDUS MAPP at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, Spain The Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program in Public Policy (Mundus MAPP) is a two-year-long international master’s course funded by the European Commission, jointly offered by Central European University PU (Austria), Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (Spain), the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (the Netherlands), and the University of York (UK).  The Mundus MAPP Consortium hosts […]